Chanukah Donuts with Sweet & Savory Toppings

Contributed by: Chef Naomi Nachman

Chanukah Donuts

Recipe type: Yield: 12 Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

Chanukah Donuts are kosher and perfect for the holidays.


1 C Milk (or water)

1 Box Manischewitz Chanukah Dough Mix

Vegetable Oil – enough for frying

(Toppings of your choice to be added at the end of the bake)

Toppings: Sweet

Icing and sprinkles

Cookie crumble



Toppings: savory toppings

Marinara sauce and cheese

Goat cheese and balsamic glaze

Pesto and sundried tomato


  1. Pour cooking oil into a deep fryer or large pot.
  2. Heat oil over medium heat. Do NOT bring to a boil.
  3. In a large bowl, add donut mix. Stir in milk or water. Stir until uniform.
  4. Coat hands with oil or flour. Scooping 1 Tbsp at a time, form batter into desired donut shapes.
  5. Carefully place formed donuts one at a time, into the heated oil. Fry about 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  6. Drain and cool completely on a cooling rack.
  7. Coat with toppings of your choice and serve.

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